Indonesian low-Cost Airline Lion Air Plane Crashes Again

Lion Air Plane

Jakarta: A week after an Indonesian low-cost airline Lion Air plane crashed killing 189 people, another of its aircraft was involved in an incident on Thursday, when it smashed into a pole during takeoff from an airport on Sumatra Island. Lion Air blamed airport staff for the incident, which did not cause any casualties, Efe news reported. A spokesperson for the airline said in a statement that they had received a letter of apology from the airport’s air traffic controller. Images distributed on social media showed passengers on the runway observing the broken part of the plane. (IANS)

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